Louisa Cann

about 1853–
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Cann was born about 1853, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Loran D. Cann, was 46 and her mother, Mary Jane Goudey, was 44. She lived in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1871.

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Loran D. Cann
Mary Jane Goudey
Adelaide Murry Cann
Louisa Cann
Mary Elizabeth Cann
Elizabeth Mary Cann
Harriet Jane Cann
Loran D. Cann
Almira Flint Cann
Stayley Brown Cann
Miner Chipman Cann
Edward Bennett Cann

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World Events (5)


Age 18

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 56

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 68

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish McCann .2 English: habitational name from Cann, a place in Dorset, named from Old English canna ‘can’, used in the transferred sense of a deep valley, or a topographic name from the same word used elsewhere in southwestern England.3 Americanized spelling of Kann or Kahn .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Louiesa Cann in household of Loran Cann, "Canada Census, 1871"

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